25 Motivational Quotes to Inspire

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From time to time, we all need a little motivation in our lives. Whether you are on the right or wrong path, a little inspiration can help you get to where you want to go or push you even further. Sit back, get your mind right, and get ready to feel inspired with these 25 motivational quotes. 

  1. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis
  2. “If my mind can conceive it, if my heart can believe it, then I can achieve it.” – Muhammad Ali
  3. “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life, and that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan
  4. “If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore.” – Michele Ruiz
  5. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” – Helen Keller
  6. “Your passion is waiting for your courage to catch up.” – Isabelle Lafleche
  7. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle
  8. “I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough.” – Marissa Mayer
  9. “If you believe it’ll work out, you’ll see opportunities. If you don’t believe it’ll work out, you’ll see obstacles.” – Wayne Dyer
  10. “Unsuccessful people make their decisions based on their current situations. Successful people make their decisions based on where they want to be.” – Benjamin Hardy
  11. “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” – Steve Jobs
  12. “At any given moment you have the power to say: this is not how the story is going to end.” – Unknown
  13.  “Don’t limit your challenges. Challenge your limits.” – Unknown
  14.  “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” – Maya Angelou
  15.  “If you’re too comfortable, it’s time to move on. Terrified of what’s next? You’re on the right track.” – Susan Fales-Hill
  16.  “The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.” – Paulo Coelho
  17.  “If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.” – Dhirubhai Ambani
  18.  “Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” – Sam Levenson
  19.  “Nothing ever goes away until it teaches us what we need to know.” – Pema Chodron
  20.  “It is only when we take chances, when our lives improve. The initial and the most difficult risk that we need to take is to become honest.” – Walter Anderson
  21.  “The greatest gift you could give someone is your time. Because when you give your time, you are giving a portion of your life you can’t get back.” – Unknown
  22.  “It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.” – J.K. Rowling
  23.  “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.” – George R.R. Martin
  24.  “If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room.” – Unknown
  25.  “Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.” – Roy T Bennett

These 25 motivational quotes should have you feeling a little more inspired already! Quotes from legendary icons like Michael Jordan, Steve Jobs, and Maya Angelou will be sure to get your mind right and on the right path to success. Now, get out there and achieve greatness today! Find all the inspiration you’ll need and listen to our expert podcast episodes to learn more about life and success, at founderthought.com.

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